“Those who have a voice must speak for those who are voiceless” - Archbishop Oscar Romero. In the movie Romero, Archbishop Oscar Romero deals with conflict against the government. Archbishop Romero had not cared much for the corrupt government until his friends, priests, and the innocent people were killed. This had caused him to speak out for the people. The movie Romero shows political, economic, social injustice and virtues of courage and determination.
By doing so, she allows herself more time to really focus on her son, instead of him worrying about adjusting to a new father who most likely would not have his best interest in mind. He got a better childhood as he never actually had to face a father like that, and penelope gave up an easy road in order for him to have that life. When it comes to sacrifice, much of what Penelope does for Telemachus is emotional. She really kept a spirit up that Odysseus was alive and would one day return. “Your child may see Dad all the time, or Dad may be out of the picture--or anything in between.
His mother had just signed off on having Pedro join the reform school, and was spending her last moments with him in his cell. Pedro clearly feels abandoned by his mother much like the people of 1950’s Mexico and the government. There hadn’t been any new reforms for assistance or for modern living conditions. At the beginning of the scene, Pedro is in a dialogue with the principal to determine what good could come out of his opportunity. The camera is shooting in medium close-up and medium long allowing the viewer to perceive the interaction as sincere, and somewhat intimate even though three people are in the shot.
Pete is portrayed as a strong character that may come across as a halfwit but is actually very attentive to what is going on around him. Actor Turturro successfully portrayed the character of Pete through expression and tone of voice. In scenes where there is any controversy he becomes very concerned. Turturro put a stern look on and allowed his voice to become very confident. Delmar, who is a submissive in the group has views and beliefs that come across as comical throughout the film.
Oscar Romero sat in between the two groups but throughout the story, but he moves closer to the radical side. His life was clearly portrayed through John Duigan’s dramatic life documentary “Romero” in which he explores the challenges and hardships faced by Romero. Romero lived out his faith in Jesus Christ by seeking a voice for the voiceless. He did this through Jesus’s qualities of compassion, justice and perseverance The film evidently portrays Oscar
Lastly, Peter is known to be ruthless. Peter is ruthless becasue he feels no emotions or regret in killing/murdering his parents due to not getting his way. Peter’s father, “forbade him to take the rocket to New York”(6) and his father decided to turn off, “every machine his hand could get to”(9), which had an impact on him resulting in his plan to murder his parents without
After the death of Peter, the younger brother, she saw the way the mother blamed Graham for it all and finally understood his pain and frustration. In conclusion, it is easier for people to come up with their own reasoning and their own understanding for the way things happen in the world. Whether it is right or wrong, it is how they understand the world and sometimes they cannot be convinced otherwise. Much like in the book, “Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life” by David Treuer where an Indian young man is persuaded to conform to more “white” American society when he just wants to learn and express his heritage. There is hate in this world, but there I also love.
These two villains slander Othello to the point of eradicating any pity the audience could have developed towards Othello. The Venetians also have a hidden fascination for Othello and his foreign qualities but, they mask feelings with negative slurs. The audience also affected by the portrayal of Othello, and are persuaded to feel pity for him because of his circumstances; being betrayed by his ensign and being looked down upon because of his Moorish descent. Shakespeare also uses racism as a creative apparatus to generate a metaphor between Desdemona and Othello. The exploitation of Othello’s race leads to the manipulation Roderigo, Cassio, Brabantio, the Venetians, and the audience to see Othello as inferior although, the only difference between him and the Venetians is his lineage.
To what extent does R.C Sherriff present Stanhope as a character to be admired? Journey’s End by R.C Sherriff is concerned with soldiers who faced life in the trenches during World War 1. The play focuses on the fear, anxiety and horror the men suffered in the trenches, through the relationship between all the soldiers, especially Raleigh and Stanhope. Throughout the play, Stanhope is portrayed as the distorted hero of Raleigh. However, through the characteristics of Stanhope who cares about Raleigh till the end, and shows consideration towards all the other soldiers, he is portrayed as an admirable character.
For instance, Il Deserto Rosso does not have the typical well-rounded characters that are the protagonists of Hollywood Films. Antonioni’s characters instead, look as they are not fully developed. They lead an existence devoid of feelings and appear completely passive regarding the events that are taking place. Therefore, the viewers struggle to identify themselves with the protagonist, or at least to feel empathy towards her fate. A second aspect is the narrative intransitivity.